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Who qualifies as a citizen? (Athens)
-women were citizens, but had no political rights
-only men could vote
-women, foreign residents and slaves excluded
Who qualifies as a citizen? (Canada)
-all people born in Canada or who have immigrated and recieved citizenship (adults)
Who can vote about laws? (Athens)
-council drew up laws and policies which are debated in the Assembly (citizens vote on laws)
How many levels of government? (Athens)
1. Assembly-all male citizens
2. Council- made up of 500 citizens chosen by lot every year
How many levels of government? (Canada)
How are court cases decided? (Athens)
-no judges or lawyers
-citizens argue own cases
How are unpopular leaders dealt with? (Athens)
-council by lot
-Assembly-citizens hold power
-exiled for 10 years
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